Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Right now the weather is scorching so it’s hard to believe in a few weeks Autumn will arrive. My son was born on the first day of fall and I’m sure that perpetuates my love for all things cozy, plaid patterned and pumpkin. My daughter recently turned three and she is all about helping in…

Easter Tablescape

Easter arrives this weekend?! March has certainly flown by and brought with it snow and below average temperatures. I’m ready for Spring weather and planning this tablescape helped to get me in a spring break state of mind. I collaborated with my friend and neighbor, Emilie, who blogs at Cookies for England. She recently had…

Candied Pecans

I’m the weirdo who doesn’t like nuts in my baked goods. Walnuts in brownies? Yuck! However, I love to eat them plain (salted or sugared). These pecans are tossed in two varieties of sugar and cinnamon and then toasted low and slow. They are addicting and I enjoy eating them by the handful. Gift baskets…

Frozen Grapes

When I’m not drinking coffee, I’m probably sipping on a glass of wine. Since I can’t indulge everyday, I have to have a few nutritious options at the ready. Enter frozen grapes…almost like wine. These bad boys require little effort and make for a healthy snack. The addition of cinnamon makes them a bit festive….

Stove Top Potpourri

The Thanksgiving weekend flew by! It was packed full of family, food and festivities. Now, I’m beat! I took Sunday as a day to relax and put the house back together. While I was cleaning, I decided to make a stove top simmer to add a holiday scent to the house. The great thing about…

Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving week has arrived! I cannot wait to spend the better part of this week with those who are near and dear to me. I’m certainly grateful for a short work week and enjoying my favorite meal of the year. What are your Thanksgiving plans? I made this traditional cranberry sauce which is a wonderful…

Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie

I think any time is right for pie, but Thanksgiving is the quintessential occasion for it. There is something comforting about pie- perhaps it’s the time and effort poured in. You can imagine the work it took to create such a fine dessert. Fall produce are abundant and I thought apple and cranberry would pair…

Cinnamon Apple Yogurt Parfaits 

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day. It helps set the tone for what’s to come. Often on weekdays, I run out the door unprepared. Not anymore!! These parfaits are here to save the day and keep me well nourished.  I normally use berries when I have yogurt and granola, but I wanted to…

Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

The past few days have felt more like August than October, but we won’t let that interrupt our fall vibes. Pumpkin flavors are still taking over my kitchen, like these pumpkin scones. This recipe calls for a little less sugar in the scone mix, therefore we top them with a double glaze to give it…

Double-Apple Mini Bundt Cake with Apple Cider Glaze

Hello October! You bring cooler temperatures that I like to call sweater weather. I’m a cardigan girl at heart, you always need a trusty hoodie or cozy sweater for when the temperature drops. The days are starting to shorten and the leaves are beginning to change color; blazing orange, fiery red and golden yellow. Apples are…